Under the direction of the State Senior Finance & Admin Officer, the Accountant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the State Office and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of the project.
Assists the State Senior Finance & Admin. Officer to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
Works with the State Senior Finance & Admin. Officer to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, including financial status of subprojects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts. Assist the SSFAO in monitoring NGO subproject budgets in accordance with approved workplan activities.
Works with the SSFAO to provide support with the accounting workflow in the review and audit of State Office and sub recipient reports for reimbursement of expenditures.
Works with the SSFAO to analyze, develop, and monitor accounting/fiscal control procedures and program budgets including monitoring cash flows and requesting for fund transfers from FHI/HQ.
University degree in accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent
CPA. ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent
Minimum of 5 years experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs, with increasing responsibility
Familiarity with USAID-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria
Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above
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